The University

The Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech (UPC) is a public institution of research and higher education in the fields of engineering, architecture, sciences and technology, and one of the leading technical universities in Europe. Every year, close to 6,000 bachelor’s and master’s students, more than 300 doctoral students and 1,600 continuing education students graduate. The UPC has a high graduate employment rate: 95% of its graduates are in work and 88% find a job in under three months. It is ranked in the main international rankings.

UPC schools are in the service of learning, research and knowledge

Territorial embeddedness is one of the pillars os UPC. We are the Catalan university that is spread over the largest area, and we are proud to be close to the companies and small and large cities that make up Catalonia. The UPC has a wide  presence in Catalonia, with nine campuses located in Barcelona and nearby towns: Castelldefels, Manresa, Sant Adrià de Besòs, Sant Cugat del Vallès, Terrassa, and Vilanova i la Geltrú.

The campuses are accessible, well connected by public transport and equipped with the necessary facilities and services to contribute to learning, research and university life.